Ascend Hospice

4550 W 109th St Suite 210, Overland Park
Kansas, 66211

 913-287-5678   Maps & Directions
Ascend Hospice, also known as Ascend Hospice is a hospice care center situated at Overland Park, Kansas. This palliative care is medicare certified, hence if you are covered by medicare, medicare will pay the hospice for your care. Ascend Hospice accommodated approx. 147 Medicare beneficiaries whose average age was 84 years in CY2016. Unique hospice identification number provided by medicare to this hospice care is 171566. Ascend Hospice comes under the CMS regional office located at Kansas City. This CMS regional office covers all hospices located in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska. Services provided at Ascend Hospice mainly includes home health aide, counseling, homemaker, medical social services, medical supply services, nursing services, occupational therapy, other, physician services, physical therapy, short term inpatient care, speech pathology services.
Ascend Hospice provides special care for people who are terminally ill. This involves a team-oriented approach that addresses the medical, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient. Hospice also provides support to the patient’s family or caregiver.

Complete Hospice Profile:
Ascend Hospice type, unique identification code, ownership type, accreditation,short term inpatient care type, address, contact number, fax number and all other information is provided as below. Recipients can directly walkin or can call on the below given phone number for appointment.
Hospice ID (CCN) 171566
Hospice’s Ownership Type:Other
Short-term inpatient care provided:Acute & Respite care
Accreditation UnAccredited
Hospice Address:4550 W 109th St Suite 210, Overland Park,
Kansas, 66211
CMS Regional Office Kansas City
Medicare Certification:
Medicare certification details of Ascend Hospice with certification date, type, current status, certification provider, MAC, CBSA Code are stated below.
Medicare Certified:Yes
Medicare Certification Date:16 Nov, 2006
Current Status: Active Provider
Latest visit of the Health or LSC survey: 24 Aug, 2017
Status at the time of certification survey: In Compliance
Waiver of any life safety code: No
Latest Certification Type: Recertification
Certificate Provider: Kansas City CMS Regional Office
MAC National Government Services
CBSA Code 28140 (Urban)
National Hospice Spending and Utilization (2016):
National Hospice Spending and Utilization based on CY2016 for Ascend Hospice are stated below it includes number of beneficiaries, average age of beneficiaries accommodated in hospice, total medicare payment amount received by hospice, total charge amount of the hospice.
Beneficiaries 147
RHC Days (in %) 100
Average Age of Beneficiary 84 year
Total Medicare Payment Amount $ 1,762,784
Total Medicare Standard Payment Amount $ 1,833,319
Total Charge Amount $ 3,157,250

Average Service Hours per Day

Ascend Hospice provided an average of 0.31 hours per day of home health, 0.35 hours per day of Skilled Nursing, 0.05 hours per day of Social Service hospice care.

Average Hospice Care Days

Ascend Hospice have 28 Medicare beneficiaries with 7 or fewer hospice care days, 50 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 60 hospice care days, 20 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 180 hospice care days.

Beneficiaries by Gender

Ascend Hospice rendered hospice services to 57 Male and 90 Female Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Beneficiaries by Race

Ascend Hospice provided hospice care to 137 White, 10 not disclosed Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Medicare/Medicaid Eligible Beneficiaries

At Ascend Hospice, 57 beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and 56 beneficiaries were eligible for Medicaid for at least one month of hospice care in the calendar year.

Beneficiaries with Primary Disease Diagnosis

At Ascend Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received hospice care for a primary diagnosis are 20 of Cancer, 59 of Dementia, 18 of Heart Disease, 25 of Other Diseases

Site-of-service Hospice Beneficiaries

At Ascend Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received the majority of their hospice care days are 13 at home, 54 in an assisted living facility, 79 in a long term care or non-skilled nursing facility,

Services Provided:
Services available at Ascend Hospice are mentioned below along with the information that who will provide the service like whether it will be provided by hospice staff or will be arranged from any 3rd source or outer source.
Services AvailableProvided By
Home Health AideHospice Staff
CounselingHospice Staff
HomemakerHospice Staff
Medical Social ServicesHospice Staff
Medical Supply ServicesProvided under Arrangement
Nursing ServicesHospice Staff
Occupational TherapyProvided under Arrangement
OtherProvided under Arrangement
Physician ServicesHospice Staff
Physical TherapyProvided under Arrangement
Short Term Inpatient CareProvided under Arrangement
Speech Pathology ServicesProvided under Arrangement

Quality of Patient Care:
Quality of patient care is measured based on the survey done by the patients who received the hospice care, as well as the experiences of their informal primary caregivers. Main points included in the survey are treatment preferences, beliefs/values addressed (if desired by the patient), pain screening, pain assessment, dyspnea screening, dyspnea treatment,patients treated with an opioid who are given a bowel regimen.
Measure NameScore (in %)National Average
Treatment Preferences 99.698.3
Beliefs/Values Addressed (if desired by the patient) 98.693.6
Pain Screening 95.793.9
Pain Assessment 59.377.7
Dyspnea Screening 94.397.3
Dyspnea Treatment 97.894.6
Patients Treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen 98.093.3
Employee Count:
Ascend Hospice employee information is available below according to the service area, it is also divided among volunteer and employed count.
Services Employed CountVolunteer Count
Home Health Aide70
Counseling4 0
Medical Social Services30
Registered Nurses180
Practical/Vocational Nurses6 0
Other Personnel10 12
Physician Services3 0
Authorized/Official Person Profile:
Officially authorized person to contact for any management issues or complaints of this hospice are as below. Person's position and contact details are also mentioned below.
Name: Yewande Efodili
Position: Business Director
Contact Number: 908-931-9068
Professional Identification Codes:
NPI number stands for National Provider Identifier which is a unique 10-digit identification number issued to health care providers in the United States by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
NPI details of stated hospice are as mentioned below.
NPI Number: 1609915164
NPI Enumeration Date: 05 Feb, 2007
NPI Last Update On: 06 May, 2019
Medical Licenses:
Hospice can have one or more medical licenses for different specialities in the same state or different states. Related medical licenses for Ascend Hospice are as mentioned below.
SpecializationLicense NumberStateStatus
Hospice Care, Community Based NONE ISSUED IN KSKansasPrimary
Other Medical Identifiers:
Other legacy medical identifiers of the hospice such as Medicaid, Medicare PIN, NSC, UPIN etc. are mentioned as below.
Business Mailing Address:
Business mailing address can be used for mailing purpose only, for visiting purpose patients need to refer above mentioned address.
Address: 65 Jackson Dr, Suite 103
Cranford, New Jersey
Zip: 07016-3516
Phone Number: 908-931-9068
Fax Number: 908-931-9698
Patients can reach Ascend Hospice at 4550 W 109th St Suite 210, Overland Park, Kansas or can call to book an appointment on 913-287-5678.

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